First Smart Industry call opens 5 May - Matchmaking 7 April

Are you looking for R&D partners and funding in the field of data usage for smart customized industrial processes? On 5 May 2016 the NWO Smart Industry Call 2016 opens.

To match academic research organisations with industrial partners a matchmaking event is organised on 7 April at the HTC in Eindhoven.


You can find more information on the call and a link to register for the event on the website of Technology Foundation STW, part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).


Budget: 3.4 million euros

Scope: “Reliable and safe data usage for smart customized industrial processes”, which includes ICT, big data and security issues of smart industry challenges. 

For: R&D by public-private partnerships (via academic research partners)

Required cofunding: minimum of 15% cash and 15% in kind



  • matchmaking event: 7 April 2016
  • call open: 5 May 2016
  • deadline full proposals: 30 June 2016
  • funding: 9 December 2016


The Dutch Smart Industry initiative

Extensive digitization and connection of devices, means of production and organisations makes new ways of producing, new business models and new sectors emerge. That is why the Dutch Smart Industry initiative aims to accelerate the development of new ICT and other key technologies. 

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